Updated Trends: South Korea Authorities Find Civilian Dead Bodies After North Korea Attack
The South Korea authorities have found the dead bodies of the civilians who have been killed in the recent attack by North Korea. The police state that these people were construction workers on the Yeonpyeong island, and they were present on the island when the North Koreans began to shell the region.
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There were buildings on fire, and they have found the bodies charred and completely burnt. North Korea had open fired on the island on Tuesday, as a result the matter has gained international controversy. A spokesperson from the rescue unit stated “Two people aged in their 60s were found dead allegedly as a result of yesterday’s shelling”.
Along with the construction workers, two soldiers have died too, and there are many who been injured and have been brought back to the South Korean mainland for treatment. In response to this, American has stated that it will be holding joint military and naval exercise with the South Korean forces later this week. President Obama has also asked that they would need China’s support if matters get worse.